Army maul Pepsi Hornets 41 – 10

first_imgTHE Guyana Defence Force (GDF), playing in their first match of the Bounty Farm 15s tournament, made their presence felt with a 41 – 10 drubbing of Pepsi Hornets yesterday at the National Park.Hornets went into the game hyped after beating the youthful Panthers 36 – 26, but against the ‘Army’, it meant that, Ryan Gonsalves, and, Blaise Bailey, would’ve had to find an extra gear if they wanted a chance to compete.However, the GDF, Guyana’s most physical rugby team, came out and raced to a 15 – 3 half-time score, thanks to tries from Cloyd Prowell, Dwayne Schroeder and winger Patrick King. With GDF controlling the pace of the game, Gonsalves could’ve only manage to make good of a penalty.GDF’s Dwayne Schroeder on his way to scoring a try against Pepsi Hornets during their 41 – 10 win on Sunday.The GDF picked up where they left off in the second half, and with Rodwell Hudson joining King and Prowell on the ‘try line’, as the Army boys literally had their way with the Pepsi Hornets’ defence.Schroeder scored two conversions, while Prowell had one. Rickford Cummings scored the lone try of the game for the Hornets, while Gonsalves scored the conversion.Meanwhile, the tournament will continue next weekend, as the Hornets will be looking to bounce back against the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Falcons, and the GDF facing off with ‘the upstarts’ Panthers.last_img read more

Syracuse’s nonconference schedule released

first_imgSyracuse’s nonconference schedule has been fully released, Syracuse Athletics announced Tuesday afternoon. Seven of the 13 games will be in the Carrier Dome.Of the Orange’s non-Atlantic Coast Conference opponents, only one finished last season ranked: No. 2 Mississippi State. The Bulldogs lost the national championship game to South Carolina after snapping then-No. 1 Connecticut’s NCAA-record 111-game win streak.SU will also be taking part in four separate showcases and tournaments. The first is the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, beginning on Thanksgiving, Nov. 23. Syracuse will play three games in the tropics, taking on Wisconsin, Vanderbilt and George Washington.Days before Christmas, the Orange will head west to Las Vegas to take on MSU, as well as the University of Nevada Las Vegas, in the Duel in the Desert. SU will also take on Northwestern in the Big Ten/ACC challenge at home and play Coastal Carolina in the Carolinas Challenge on CCU’s campus.After falling in the second round of last season’s NCAA tournament at the hands of UConn, Syracuse will open its season at home against Morgan State on Nov. 10.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Published on September 12, 2017 at 3:12 pm Contact Andrew: aegraham@syr.edu | @A_E_Graham Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Logitech acquires Beyond Entertainment

first_imgCommunity tournament organizer Beyond Entertainment announced the brand, website and platform has been acquired by Logitech. Beyond has been partners with ASTRO Gaming for the past four years which was acquired by Logitech last year. That $85m(£64m) deal helped the company appeal more to the console market as Logitech products have mostly focused on PC gaming. While the announcement did not release finer details, the Beyond staff will now join forces with Logitech and ASTRO.Credit: Beyond EntertainmentUjesh Desai, Vice President and General Manager of Logitech Gaming commented: “One topic I’m incredibly passionate about is inclusivity. Working with Beyond is a great way for us to help make sure that everyone, even if they can’t play at the professional level, can enjoy being a part of the esports community. We’re incredibly excited to be working with Beyond and can’t wait to help them take what they’re already doing to the next level.”Beyond currently conducts tournaments in Call of Duty, Halo and Rocket League. Joseph Bentley, Founder of Beyond Entertainment stated: “Beyond has always had a specific vision and strategy to contribute to the esports community. By working alongside ASTRO Gaming since 2014, we have not only been able to accomplish our goals but exceed them as well. The Beyond team is thrilled to be officially joining the LOGITECH G and ASTRO family, and we can’t wait to provide more experiences and opportunities for competitors and viewers alike.”Logitech already invests heavily in esports, sponsoring major teams like Team SoloMid, NRG and London Spitfire along with events like Gfinity Australia Elite Series and Super League Gaming.Esports Insider says: This acquisition opens a floodgate of opportunities for Beyond Entertainment. While the announcement didn’t discuss specific details it looks as if Logitech wants to get more involved with smaller community tournaments. After all, esports thrives on grassroots communities like Beyond.last_img read more

Arsenal target admits he is keen on move… to Paris Saint-Germain!

first_img Nabil Fekir [right] celebrates a Lyon goal 1 Arsenal target Nabil Fekir has admitted he is attracted to the prospect of playing for Paris Saint-Germain.The Lyon winger has been absent for nearly all of this season after suffering a cruciate knee injury back in September.But the 22-year-old is closing in on a comeback and it has reignited talk that he could leave this summer.Fekir scored 15 goals last season and Arsenal have been tracking the Frenchman, but he has now revealed that PSG may lure him away form Lyon“We will soon study the situation at the end of the season,” said Fekir. “But it is true that it would be difficult to leave having played so little.“My future will depend on my performances in the next two months but also the possible qualification of Lyon in the Champions League.“PSG? Of course they are also a very attractive club. But, for the moment, I am at Lyon, and I am happy.”last_img read more